Tag Archives: phd comics

I love this school already

I don’t know how many of you guys follow Piled Higher and Deeper, a comic by Jorge Cham that is the most accurate portrayal of graduate life I’ve ever seen*, but they’re making a live-action movie of it and it’s screening here at UWO on the 23rd.

How freaking cool is that?!

Also, I’m TA-ing PHIL 2020,  Basic Logic, class this semester, which is pretty snazzy considering we have to pass a logic competencey exam in our first year of PhD and this will do for a good refresher. Shout-out to Dr. O’Rourke for being an amazing teacher and making logic accessible to me, someone who had no intuitive grasp of proofs prior to the course.


*examples from UBC: trying to teach correlation to undergrads, explaining what you’re studying, emailing, and “this might as well have been a screenshot of my compy

12 Things on the Internet That I Found Interesting/Funny And Therefore You Should, Too

And I will resist the urge to type in long explanations for these, forcing you, if you’re made curious by what’s in the parentheses, to click on them, not knowing fully what each entails! BWA-HA-HA!

…I need help, don’t I?

  1. http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm?link_id=18048 (boobies!)
  2. http://www.cagle.com/ (politics!)
  3. http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm?link_id=24619 (I’ve linked to this before)
  4. http://www.ugo.com/channels/comics/heroMachine2/ (so…much…fun…)
  5. http://musicovery.com/index.php?ct=us (want something new to listen to?)
  6. http://www.panoramas.dk/index.html (this is trippy)
  7. http://www.pianographique.net/datas/inter_uk.php (pretend you’re making music for movie trailers. At least, that’s what I do with it)
  8. http://www.sfdt.com/ (stick death, need I say more?)
  9. http://www.bootycocktails.com/ (Maggie, Matt, you’ll appreciate this)
  10. http://www.punitiveshoes.com/index_en.shtml (this, too)
  11. http://xkcd.com/ (I love these comics!)
  12. http://www.phdcomics.com/ (haven’t fully explored these yet, but they seem nice)